Ex-Refco exec provides nest for young hedgies

Edward Chin is providing cheap office space for fledgling hedge-fund and private-equity managers in Hong Kong.

The rise in commercial rents in Hong Kong is often characterised as being good news for the prosperity of Hong Kong. Try telling that to hedge fund managers who rented space in new buildings like IFC 2, and are now being presented with exorbitant monthly terms after their rent reversion.

But tapping into the hedge fund boom in Hong Kong, Edward Chin - a former Man Investments country manager and head of Asia for Refco Alternative Investments - is putting...

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